Microsoft, Corning rise; Navient, F5 fall
Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:
Microsoft Corp., up $8.22 to $296.71.
The software maker beat analysts' fiscal second-quarter profit forecasts on strong demand for its cloud-computing services and work software.
Texas Instruments Inc., up $4.34 to $178.30.
The chipmaker gave investors an encouraging profit forecast after reporting strong fourth-quarter financial results.
Canadian National Railway Co., down $3.67 to $118.79.
The railroad named a new CEO and made several changes to its board, averting a potential proxy fight with investor TCI Fund Management.
F5 Inc., down $18.65 to $202.49.
The computer networking company gave investors a disappointing revenue forecast as it faces supply chain constraints.
Corning Inc., up $3.94 to $39.24.
The specialty glass maker reported strong fourth-quarter financial results.
Kimberly-Clark Corp., down $4.74 to $134.84.
The maker of Kleenex tissues and other consumer goods gave investors a disappointing profit forecast for the year.
Navient Corp., down $2.35 to $16.17.
The student loan servicing company's fourth-quarter profit fell short of Wall Street forecasts.
Amphenol Corp., up 33 cents to $76.34.
The maker of fiber-optic products reported strong fourth-quarter financial results.